They say they want to venerate the Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam); so how is true veneration of the Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to be done?
So if we [really] want to defend [the honour of] the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ’alayhi wa sallam), then we should defend him within ourselves first [and foremost].
By Allaah! If Ahlus-Sunnah knew their beloved [Prophet] sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam loved his birthday [to] be celebrated, none would have preceded them in it…
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh has warned against celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him), saying that it is a superstitious practice that was illegally added to the religion.
al-Hamdu-Lillaahi Rabbil-‘Aalameen was-Salaatu was-Salaamu ‘alaa Ashrafil-Anbiyaa.e wal-Mursaleen, wa ba’d: Once again, the time has come for the ritual celebration of the Prophet’s (sal-Allaahu `alayhi wa sallam) birthday, more commonly known as ‘Eed Milaad an-Nabee (12 Rabee’ al-Awwal [Thursday 21 April 2005]). We have therefore gone as far as publishing 9 fataawa outlining the prohibition of […]
We have a man with us at work who approves of the celebration of the birthday [of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ], and advocates and insists upon this.